Police search search Streatham attacker Sudesh Amman hostel

Police have been searching the hostel where the Streatham attacker is believed to have been living.

Sudesh Amman, 20, was shot dead by police on Streatham High Road after stabbing people in what police called an Islamist-related terrorist incident.

He had been living in a nearby bail hostel for less than two weeks after his early release from prison.

The manager of the hostel in Leigham Court Road said he had last seen the convicted terrorist on Friday, adding: “He didn’t speak much.”

He spoke as police continued to search the three-storey building – and neighbours spoke of their concern that “people like that” are living so close.

The hostel manager, who did not want to be named, said: “I didn’t have much to do with him. I don’t really get involved with these guys.

“Everyone has their own rooms in there. The last time I saw him I was doing his radiator, setting up his heating on Friday.

Three people were injured but none is in a life-threatening condition.

Scotland Yard said officers were searching residential addresses in south London and Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire.

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